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Head of PE

  • Somerset

  • Taunton School

  • Dependent on skills and experience

  • Full-time

Summary

Due to an internal promotion, we have an exciting opportunity for an engaging, passionate, committed and inspirational Head of PE to join our busy and thriving Senior School in April 2022 (or earlier if possible).

Detail

Due to an internal promotion, we have an exciting opportunity for an engaging, passionate, committed and inspirational Head of PE to join our busy and thriving Senior School in April 2022 (or earlier if possible).

Core and academic PE play a key role at Taunton School, with healthy numbers of students choosing to study PE. The department currently offers GCSE, A Level and BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences. Results are high and the Department is keen to build on its success.

Our School ethos is one of a shared responsibility and positive contribution from all to the life and work of this busy community. This is what makes Taunton School such a thriving, energetic and well-rounded Independent School. We offer a competitive package and an outstanding environment in which to work.

Please visit our Careers page to find out more about working at Taunton, and please refer to the job description and person specification available online to find out more about the role.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Mr Damian Henderson

Deputy Head Academic

How to Apply

For more information about working at Taunton School, and to view the detailed job description and person specification for this role, please visit tauntonschool.co.uk/about/job-vacancies/

To apply, please click on 'apply for job' on the job page.

To support your application further please upload a covering letter addressed to the Headmaster – Mr Lee Glaser - which summarises your skills and experience and how you feel you meet the specific requirements of the role. Please include in this the earliest date you would be able to start the role if successful.

Equal Opportunities

Taunton School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from appropriately qualified persons regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, nationality, religion, disability or age. Candidates will be assessed against relevant criteria only (i.e. skills, qualifications, abilities, experience) in selection and recruitment.

Safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The offer of employment will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including ID and Right to Work in the UK, satisfactory references and a successful enhanced DBS check.

Closing Date

The closing date for receipt of applications is midnight on Sunday 3rd October 2021. Applications will be considered as they are received.

· Interviews W/c 11th October 2021

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful. Due to numbers of applications received for our roles we do not provide feedback at this stage.

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Further Information

https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/tauntonschool/displayjob.aspx?jobid=92

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Taunton School

Staplegrove Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 6AD

  • 151 Day Boys (13-18)
  • 142 Boarding Boys (13-18)
  • 134 Day Girls (13-18)
  • 97 Boarding Girls (13-18)
  • HMC, IAPS, ISC

01823 703703 www.tauntonschool.co.uk

Closing Date: 03 October 2021

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